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LearnCQ.com and The Cultural Intelligence Center – Learn why we do what we do

Who We Are

LearnCQ.com is brought to you by The Cultural Intelligence Center.

The Cultural Intelligence Center is an innovative, research-based consulting and training organization that draws upon empirical findings to help executives, companies, universities, and government organizations assess and improve cultural intelligence (CQ).

We provide, engaging, research-based workshops, tools, resources, and courses which are brought-to-life using effective learning and development strategies. In addition, we are happy to work with you to provide programs that are tailored to your organization and needs.

More information about The Cultural Intelligence Center can be found on our website located at www.CulturalQ.com.

What We Do

We know research demonstrates that diverse perspectives lead to better solutions. We help develop innovative solutions that improve multicultural performance based on rigorous academic research.

Why We Do What We Do

We believe the work we do can make the world a better place and we are motivated to spread cultural intelligence awareness, training, and development across the globe.

Partners We Work With

We have the privilege of working with hundreds of companies, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions across the globe. We strive to become a strategic partner in addressing the opportunities and challenges for working across cultures.

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Expand your Professional Horizons

We offer solutions for individuals looking to improve personally and professionally. Benefits of Cultural Intelligence (CQ) In culturally diverse situations, CQ predicts:

  • Personal Adjustment and Adaptability
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Negotiation Effectiveness
  • Trust, Idea Sharing, and Innovation
  • Leadership Effectiveness

Improve your personal success by developing your interpersonal effectiveness. We have a number of online courses, assessments, and public certification programs that are ideally suited to support personal and professional growth.

“The next generation of leaders needs to start working now on their CQ.”
Cyntia Beath
Professor Emerita, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

Solutions for Business

Whether you’re a small, mid-size, or large company, we will work with you to equip your leaders, teams, and staff to simultaneously advance the values and needs of your organization while adapting to the cultures touched by your organization.​  Our products and services include:


A full suite of CQ Assessments (self and 360°) and the Cultural Values Profile as well as versions customized for students, executives, staff, military personnel, and more.

Face-to-Face Workshops 

A team of world-class facilitators ready to deliver engaging, interactive workshops on unconscious bias, cultural intelligence, and culturally intelligent innovation.

Online Courses

A growing library of courses for use as stand-alone offerings or as part of a blended learning approach.

Certifications and Train-the-Trainer Programs

Certification and train-the-trainer programs to equip your in-house team to use our assessments and workshops.

Digital Tools and Books

Research-based videos, books, discussion guides, and other tools.

Strategic Consulting

Audits and Strategic Road Maps to assess and plan your organization’s progress toward becoming a more diverse, inclusive, and culturally intelligent organization.​

“CQ must be part of a rigorous hiring process.”
Nick Weatherhead
Google London

Solutions for Educators

We offer Cultural Intelligence and unconscious bias training and assessments that are based on rigorous academic research that has been published in over one hundred peer-reviewed articles in academic journals. Our educator and e-learning products incorporate the latest instructional design theory to enhance student learning and long-term retention. All of our Educational products are available with special discounted pricing for qualified educators.

Teach Cultural Values and Cultural Intelligence

  • CQ Basic Plus Assessment – our premier educator product that includes both an individual Cultural Values Profile and individual CQ Assessment, along with detailed feedback and comparisons to worldwide norms.
  • MyCQTM – a two-hour e-learning course that integrates individual results from the CV Profile and the CQ Assessment, including interactive exercises, quizzes, and examples to promote learning. Designed for use with the CQ Basic Plus Assessment.
  • Cultural Values Profile – an online inventory covering individual value preferences in ten different cultural value dimensions. Designed for use with the MyCVTM e-learning course.
  • CQ Basic Assessment – a self-inventory of the four CQ capabilities, includes a detailed feedback report with comparisons to worldwide norms. Designed for use with the MyCQTM Basic e-learning course.

Add CQ for Enhanced Study Abroad Programs

Our special study abroad package has been designed to enhance the study abroad experience whether used to support shorter group trips or extended travel abroad. Special CQ Assessments are tailored for study abroad programs and include pre-travel and post-travel assessments as well as tips for enhancing the travel experience by using CQ. The MySATM e-learning course includes pre and post-travel modules and is designed to highlight the benefits of exposure to other cultures.

"It’s really valuable to become certified in CQ. You will learn so much about this important concept, its research depth and enormous range of practical applications. You get connected with other CQ Certified Facilitators for mutual learning. And you do justice to your seminar participants who would love to be properly coached by someone who has gone through official trainings.”
Masatsugu Fujii
Advanced CQ Certified Facilitator Professor,
Waseda University, Japan

Additional Solutions

We offer Cultural Intelligence and unconscious bias training and assessments to Government entities, Faith-Based organizations, Students anyone else interested in learning about Cultural Intelligence.

"The cultural intelligence programme in Hwa Chong Institution (HCI) is an integral part of our student leadership development. This leadership competency is important to empower our students to have the capability to function effectively in cross-cultural situations, in both international and local contexts."
Dr. Hon Chiew Weng
Principal, Hwa Chong Institution
"The CQ assessment and training have been a tremendous resource to Young Life’s leaders as we seek to equip our staff and volunteers to serve more effectively in the increasingly diverse world of young people!"​
Ken Knipp
Vice President of Training at Young Life

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Our Team

The Cultural Intelligence Center is a growing, innovative training and consulting company that is changing the way individuals and organizations are approaching diversity and global engagement. Meet a few of our key team members.

David Livermore, PhD


Linn Van Dyne, PhD

Chairperson, CEO and President

Mike Knox

Chief Operating Officer

Keyla Waslawski

Senior Vice President & Company Secretary

Sophie Sagan

Client Relationship Specialist

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